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. northers led by paul ryan and senator patty murray for democrats are supposed to get a deal done boy the end of next week. joining me now is congressman and assistant democratic leader james clyburn who is involved with this conference. good morning to you, sir. >> thank you so much for having me, chuck. >> tell me where we are. how close are we? are we going to see something on december 13th produced collectively that is supported by murray and ryan? >> i would say we are very, very close yet far away. we are close. >> why do you say you are far away. it sounds like you know what you are negotiating over. is that what you are trying to say? >> that's right. we on the democratic side are very, very leery of putting together any kind of a budget deal that tends to rest too heavily on people who were on fixed incomes and we don't want to see a budget deal that will cost jobs and we want to see a deal that will include unemployment insurance because to get rid of that will cost 200,000 jobs. if you let that die, you want a budget deal that will do something about the sequester. we belie
-member conference committee led by democratic senator patty murray and republican congressman paul ryan and they're going small in order to meet their deadline. but you've got to understand something here, by the way, and let me pause here. these two are doing this deal themselves. everybody else seems to be somewhat left out here. it is literally these two in a room making this deal. everybody else on this 29-member committee is going to probably just sign off, if they agree. now, let's move on. the goal here is simply to avoid another fiscal standoff like those we've seen in the past couple of years. it's a very low bar. bob bixby says there's no budgetary or fiscal strategy in the choices that murray and ryan have used except the strategy of avoiding any hard choices. so what do we expect this agreement to look like? here's somewhere what it looks like. it's a two-year deal that sets the budget number for the appropriations committees to do their work, which would decide how the nonmandatory spending of the government. it's about a trillion dollars, give or take $10 billion. $990 bil
's the total number of days you have left to vote for "time" magazine's person of the year poll. rand paul and chris christie are in the running but it's miley cyrus bringing the wrecking ball to the balloting. she's got 20% of the online vote. folks, if it's anybody other than pope francis, won't with all be shocked? how historically doesn't he fit what "time" magazine has done for nearly a century? >>> up next, a deep zbooif the pacific. the president has been planning a visit to asia for what feels like ages but it keeps getting postponed. now as vice president biden is in the middle of his week-long trip to the region, we'll talk with "the atlantic" steve clemons and dick lugar. need a spoon, dear? not anymore. what? my silverware isn't good enough for you? have -- have you seen it? yes, i have seen it, and it looks -- you gotta look better. ladies, breathe. cascade kitchen counselor here. it's not your silverware. it's likely your detergent. see, over time, cascade platinum's triple cleaning formula delivers brilliant shine finish gel can't beat. it even helps keep your dishwasher spa
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